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Spectacular Dantes View

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It was well worth a long drive (a lonely road) to Dantes View. This was our last stop on our first day of journey to Death Valley National Park California. It was already 3:30 pm when we left the main road and it took us about 20 minutes to get there. A 13 mile paved road but the last quarter mile is 15% grade. A steep climb up but so beautiful. Vehicles over 25ft or longer are prohibited on this road. Please watch our short video  Road to Dantes View  to see the road.  There were few cars when we arrived at The Dantes View but those people were out exploring around. It wasn't crowded at all in fact we were the only ones there enjoying the 360 degrees of breathtaking view of Death Valley from 5475 ft high above Sea Level.  We didn't stay long because it was windy and cold.  It would have been nice to explore the area but it was also getting late in a day. There was a Bee Hazard caution sign on the road but we didn't even get the change to see any. Maybe it's because we

Bats Kingdom

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Found in Subic Bay  formerly US Naval Base in the Philippines. I took these pictures during my visit to a dear friend of mine who lives in Olongapo City.

Bats on Underground River

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Sabang, Palawan, Philippines. There were thousands of bats clinging on the ceiling of this cave. The cave was so dark, there's no light coming in except for our flash light. But even in the darkness, I have seen tons of bat poop or guano on the sides. I believed that the guano is a good fertilizer and can also be use for making gun powder due to the high levels of phosphorous and nitrogen.

Bat Island in Hundred Islands

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I was so lucky to get to visit this place even in my short visit in the Philippines. This island is one of the Hundred Islands in Alaminos, Pangasinan, Philippines. It is amazing how these fruit bats gathered in this particular island.

Bigbiga

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This sign is located just below our farm in San Fabian Philippines. It is a welcome sign of the next village. I don't know about your but I found it funny. I

I'm Home!

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 My trip home was long, but I am glad to be back. It took me 31 hrs on the road and in the air just to get here.  I'm so grateful for my wonderful and safe travels.

Underground River, Puerto Princesa Palawan

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I've been busy travelling around going places I've never been and visiting friends and relatives. I can hardly use the internet here. I have so many pictures that I wanted to share but I guess it just have to wait. To my blog friends, thank you for the comments. I'll be back to the U.S soon.